This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create simple applications or games.

It applies to individuals with responsibility for creating applications or games and includes creating code, using programming standards, testing, and debugging.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - apply programming language syntax, sequence, selection and iteration control structures to the development of an application, or game; - produce an application, or game, that is designed and built from the program specifications, and; - confirm that the created application, or game, meets the original program specifications, and obtain user sign-off for the completed program.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - identify and describe common games programming languages, their syntax, and command structure, and; - describe the development of small-sized applications or games.

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